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(CORRESPONDING TO EUCLID, BOOKS I-VI.)
PREPARED BY THE
ASSOCIATION FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF GEOMETRICAL
FOURTH EDITION, REVISED.
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1832. e. 1
The following constructions are to be made with the Ruler and Compasses only; the Ruler being used for drawing and producing straight lines, the Compasses for describing circles and for the transference of distances.
The bisection of an angle.
The bisection of a straight line. 3. The drawing of a perpendicular at a point in, and
from a point outside, a given straight line, and the determination of the projection of a finite line on a
given straight line. 4. The construction of an angle equal to a given angle;
of an angle equal to the sum of two given angles, &c. 5. The drawing of a line parallel to another under
various conditions and hence the division of lines
into aliquot parts, in given ratio, &c.
(a) three sides;
(8) two angles and side opposite.